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Phone (02) 4275 1119

Email info@precisevision.com.au

Address
172 Cowper street (next to NAB)
Warrawong, NSW 2502

Opening Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday - 9:00am - 6.00pm
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Orthokeratology

Ortho K (Suitable for children and adults)

 

  • Do your kids wear glasses?
  • Do they need stronger lenses all the time?
  • Please read on, this could literally save their eyesight.

Myopia (shortsightedness) Prevention:                                                            

With the increased use of digital devices, young people are becoming more myopic or shortsighted. High or even moderate levels of myopia significantly increase the risk of serious and blinding eye conditions such as Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and Retinal Detachment. 

Orthokeratology will stop or at least slow down the eyesight deterioration in children and teenagers.

Myopic deterioration usually slows down by mid to late 20's. However, it's during the critical growing up years that we need to slow down the deterioration BEFORE it gets to a high level.
Once myopia is stabalised at a low level and the risk of serious eye disease is minimised, you can go back to glasses, contact lenses, or do Laser eye surgery.

 

An added benefit of Ortho k is freedom from glasses. This is good for the kids confidence.

 

Safety:

If the right procedures are followed, Ortho K is very safe. Its risk is no greater than the risk of wearing ordinary contact lenses. Like anything else, Ortho K is not 100% risk free, but in the long run, it's risk is far less than the risk of developing Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and Retinal Detachment as a result of uncontrolled myopia.

 

Ortho K is adjustable at any time. If your eyesight is still changing slightly, we can simply adjust the treatment. It is not permanent like Laser eye surgery. In Laser surgery for eyes, the eye tissue is permanently removed, so if your eye changes you can not get that tissue back. In Ortho K, NO eye tissue is removed, it's just temporarily reshaped, that's why it's adjustable. You can even go back to your glasses anytime you like.

 

Please encourage your children to spend less time on digital devices, and more time outdoors. This will also help slow down the progression of myopia.

 

 

 

Convenience for adults:
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Ortho K is also good for adults who don't want to wear glasses or can't tolerate contact lenses because of eye irritation, dry eyes, playing sports, etc. it's an alternative to Laser eye surgery.

 

At Precise Vision we have the expertise and technology to deliver this treatment for your eyes. 

 

Please see the following links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DuaKwvX2wM&feature=youtu.be

                                                                                                  Optometrist Ray Bayani on ABC Radio, Feb 2016 

 

www.oso.net.au                                                                    Precise Vision is a member of  

                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/4450296.htmStory about myopia on Catalyst program ABC TV

 

 

 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/02/15/half-world-will-be-short-sighted-2050-new-research-0                   

                                                                                               Story about myopia on SBS News

 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/parents-carers-dont-so-short-sighted-amanda-davis

                                                                                              Myopia rate increasing in Australia

 

www.2gb.com/audioplayer/129061                                 Leading Professor explaining myopia risks

 

https://omny.fm/shows/the-alan-jones-breakfast-show/professor-kovin-naidoo-myopia-awareness-week?t=0s

 

https://myopia-awareness.com.au/   

                                                                          

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fOot8uA2cw    If 8 year old Erin can do it, anyone can do it!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAh9UfIP9Tk    Leading Professor explaining Ortho k benefits.                                                                              

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Please contact us today to see how we can help to save your child's eyesight.

 

 

More reading:

 http://www.science.unsw.edu.au/news/lens-looks-ok-short-sighted-children 

 http://www.myopiaprevention.org/       click on Definitions   Ortho-K.

 

 http://www.nature.com/news/the-myopia-boom-1.17120